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Texas Tech Preview: Defense

Texas Tech Preview: Defense

Ask anyone for the reason Texas Tech has had a strong start, and the reason the Red Raiders are already bowl eligible, and they'll point the finger at Art Kaufman's defense.

After the first eight games a year ago, the Red Raiders sat at 102nd in total defense. Right now, at the same point, they're 12th, a 90-spot jump. But that defense has hit a bit of a wall in Big 12 play. The Red Raiders allowed 14 points or fewer in five of their first six games, but have allowed an average of 49.7 points per game in three of their last four. While Tech has allowed just 3.6 yards... Recommended Stories

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